Southeast Texas continues to endure what the National Weather Service calls an “unprecedented” hurricane. Lives have been lost, homes and livelihoods destroyed. 316,000 homes and businesses are without electricity. The Red Cross is serving 130,000 meals a day and in some areas the storm is expected to drop 50 inches of rain.
While national and local organizations are responding to the immediate needs of storm survivors, CDF is focused on the damages that area co-ops will suffer. Loss of electricity will cause food spoilage for food cooperatives, co-op buildings will need reconstruction and repair, and co-op workers will suffer lost wages.
Help us help hurricane-damaged cooperatives get back in operation with a donation to the CDF Disaster Recovery Fund.